What can you do to maintain a healthy brain while you age?
Forgetfulness tends to increase with age, but there's a big difference between normal absent-mindedness and the type of memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Is Alzheimer’s disease preventable? What are the best ways to keep your brain sharp? Hear what a Providence brain expert has to say.
Read highlights from The Curious Workings of Your Brain, presented by Stanley Cohan, M.D., Ph.D., Michael Mega, M.D., Ph.D., and Richard Rosenbaum, M.D.
To maintain a sharp mind and a healthy brain, try leaning more toward Brussels sprouts than brownies. So advises Michael Mega, M.D., Ph.D., medical director of Providence Cognitive Assessment Clinic.
This handout describes common bathing issues and helpful interventions for making it a more enjoyable experience.
For a hard copy of the booklet, contact the Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center at 1-800-438-4380 or www.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers
Learn clinical best practices and the latest advances in techniques, treatments, technology and research. Newsletter articles are reviewed by physician editorial boards and are written by Providence specialists in brain, spine, cancer, orthopedics, and heart and vascular medicine.
New selective amyloid-lowering agents are being tested to slow progression of the disease in patients with mild cognitive impairment. – Michael S. Mega, M.D., Ph.D., medical director, Providence Cognitive Assessment Clinic
Care Facilities Referral Sites - for Caregivers of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease patients in Oregon - Portland and surrounding areas
Resources for caregivers of dementia and alzheimer's patients, including care facilities, in-home care and adult day care in Multnomah County.
Resources for caregivers of dementia and Alzheimer's patients in Washington County. Includes care facilities, in-home care and adult day care.
Resources for caregivers of Dementia and Alzheimers disease in other WA and OR counties
Resources for caregivers of Dementia and Alzheimer's patients in Vancouver, WA. Includes care facilities, in-home care and adult day care.